Pandemic, Investment Curbs Help India Reduce Trade Deficit With China

Pandemic, Investment Curbs Help India Reduce Trade Deficit With China

New Delhi:  The disruptions caused by Covid pandemic and additional checks on investment helped India to reduce its widening trade deficit with China in 2020. As per official data, India’s trade deficit with China declined by 19.39 per cent from $56.95 billion in 2019 to $45.91 billion in 2020. The decline had largely been supported … Read more

Discussing Curbs On Passengers From S Africa, Brazil: Health Min

Discussing Curbs On Passengers From S Africa, Brazil: Health Min

New Delhi:  In view of five cases of Covid-19 caused by mutant variants emerging in South Africa and Brazil being found in India, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that it is in discussions with the Civil Aviation Ministry to see if the strategy of controlling air traffic from the two nations, as was … Read more

Sankranti Cockfights Go Unabated Despite Curbs In Andhra

Sankranti Cockfights Go Unabated Despite Curbs In Andhra

Vempa (Andhra Pradesh): Sankranti cockfights continued unabated across the West Godavari district and several other parts of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Cockfight rings and makeshift tents were pitched across villages such as Yelurupadu, Kallakuru, Kalla, Seesali, Thaderu and Vempa, among others. Among these places, Vempa, located around 20 km from Bhimavaram, is hosting one of … Read more

Hyderabad Police Imposes Curbs On New Year Celebrations

Hyderabad Police Imposes Curbs On New Year Celebrations

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police on Thursday imposed restrictions on New Year celebrations and announced a special drive against drunken driving. Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda police commissionerates have announced closure of all flyovers and certain roads in the interest of public safety. The government has granted permission to the Telangana Prohibition and Excise department to allow … Read more

Covid Alarm: Experts Call For Reimposing Curbs In Delhi

Covid Alarm: Experts Call For Reimposing Curbs In Delhi

New Delhi:  With Covid cases increasing rapidly in the national capital, the health experts are of the view that the Kejriwal government need to reimpose restrictions or impose a partial lockdown in the city to contain the Covid spread. Speaking to IANS, former head of the epidemiology and communicable diseases at the Indian Council of … Read more

J’khand Allows Reopening Of Religious Sites; Permits Durga Puja With Curbs

J'khand Allows Reopening Of Religious Sites; Permits Durga Puja With Curbs

Ranchi: People of Jharkhand heaved a sigh of relief as the state government finally announced reopening of all religious places from October 8 and also paved the way for the public celebration of Durga Puja, albeit strictly adhering to Covid-19 guidelines. A statement of the Jharkhand government said: “After a thorough review of the prevailing … Read more